Enjoy an evening of delectable desserts from local chefs and a fascinating lecture by Body Farm founder Bill Bass at the Roane State Foundation’s Death by Chocolate fundraiser on Feb. 13.
The event will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13, in the O’Brien Theatre at Roane State’s Roane County campus in Harriman. The chocolate tasting, featuring dozens of samples from area businesses, begins at 6 p.m. The lecture by Bass will start at 7 p.m. Proceeds from ticket sales will be used for student scholarships.
Bass founded the University of Tennessee’s Anthropological Research Facility, an outdoor laboratory dedicated to the study of human decomposition. The facility, often referred to as the “Body Farm,” was featured prominently in the novel “The Body Farm” by best-selling author Patricia Cornwell. [Read more…]